GroupMe Wind Report Chat Group
As means to communicate up-to-the-minute wind reports, we have created a GroupMe chat. This can be accessed by invitation from a current member. GroupMe messaging can be performed through an app on your phone, which can be obtained free from your friend's invitation or from your app store. GroupMe messaging can also be accessed through simple SMS text messaging commands if you don't want the app or don't have a smart phone. You can log-in to the app using your Google, Facebook, Apple, or Microsoft account.
Topic: The topic of this group centers on current wind conditions and helping each other get a good session. Please share conditions where you are riding. Perhaps you will want to include the size kite or sail you are rigging, the wind speed, air temp, precipitation, cloud cover, etc. Whatever you think will help your fellow wind junkies get a good session.
Adding Someone: If you want to add someone through the app, go to the chat group, touch the 3 dots in the upper right corner, touch "Share Group", and select "Messages" to send them a text message to them with instructions.
Taking a Break: Some people are concerned about getting too many messages. You can take a break anytime. If you just want to pause the group for a while, go to the chat group, touch the 3 dots in the upper right corner, touch "Mute", and then select the time period you want to pause. It is also easy to remove yourself from the group. To remove yourself from the chat, go to the chat group, touch the picture in the upper right corner, touch "Settings", then go to the bottom and touch "Leave this group". Or you can just delete the app from your phone.
Using SMS Texting: If you don't have a smart phone you can still send and receive messages by using your regular SMS texting. This page explains the commands and how to do it.
If you would like to be added send me a message at firstname.lastname@example.org